News

  1. Press release

    New ILO report finds African workplaces have been dramatically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic

    12 May 2022

  2. News

    ILO in partnership with the Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) launches the 5th Cycle of the Human Resources & Gender Academy

    10 April 2022

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Human Resources and Gender Academy as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Women in Business Unit (WiB) in cooperation with its Labour Affairs Unit.

  3. News

    "COVID-19 pandemic has brought about the most significant changes we have seen in workplaces in generations" says ACT/EMP Director Deborah France-Massin on findings from ILO report in Nigeria

    06 April 2022

    Global study commissioned by the Bureau for Employers Activities of the International Labour Organization (ACT/EMP) and the ILO Regional Office for Africa, in partnership with employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across Africa, to assess and understand the effects of the changes brought by the pandemic on the workplace in formal businesses and these changing dynamics in Africa.

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    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

    Greater progress on diversity and inclusion essential to rebuild productive and resilient workplaces

    06 April 2022

    High levels of diversity and inclusion in the workplace are associated with greater productivity, innovation and workforce well-being, yet too little is being done to promote them, particularly among minority groups, meaning that enterprises, workers and societies are missing out on considerable potential benefits.

  5. Productivity growth

    Alarming decline in labour productivity growth in Arab States – but policy reforms can fuel recovery

    29 March 2022

    A new report by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States analyses the main barriers to productivity growth in the region since the 1950s, and offers recommendations to raise productivity for a swift economic and employment recovery.

  6. Press release

    New Director-General of the International Labour Organization elected

    25 March 2022

    The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.

  7. News

    ILO/IOE Regional Conference of Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) in Asia and the Pacific

    24 March 2022

    Towards greater resilience, innovation and value: Strategic and innovative approaches to organizational development and management of EBMOs.

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    Ukraine

    ILO Governing Body adopts resolution on Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine

    24 March 2022

    A resolution passed by the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization calls on the Russian Federation to ‘immediately and unconditionally cease its aggression’.

  9. Media advisory

    ILO Governing Body to elect next Director-General

    14 March 2022

  10. News

    New strategic plan set to revitalize the Federation of Yemen Chambers of Commerce and Industry

    10 March 2022

    The ILO has played a key role in revitalizing an important institution for peace and reconstruction in the conflict-afflicted country